April 8th, 2019
WATER restrictions for residents who receive a town water supply will be eased back to level one from Wednesday, with much-needed rainfall providing relief from losses during the recent dry conditions.
The easing of water restrictions has been made possible following 220mm of rain in March, replenishing the Richmon
February 22nd, 2019
Cyclone Oma Prompts Severe Weather Warning
A Severe Weather Warning has been issued by the Bureau of Meteorology for abnormally, high tides, damaging and hazardous surf, and damaging winds covering an area from Tweed Heads, south to Yamba as a result of Cyclone Oma.
Abnormally high tides may cause sea water flooding
February 11th, 2019
Level three water restrictions to start Wednesday for Casino and surrounds
WITH persistent drought conditions and falling river levels, level three water restrictions will be imposed from this Wednesday, 13 February, on residents and businesses who receive a town water supply in Casino and surrounds.
Despite recent r
January 23rd, 2019
A RED alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae in the Richmond River at Jabour Weir Casino and upstream has been issued, with a warning for locals not to come into contact with the water.
The alert indicates the water of the Richmond River at Casino is not suitable for recreational use, or primary contact by domes
January 21st, 2019
LEVEL TWO WATER RESTRICTIONS START FRIDAY 25 JANUARY - Sprinklers and fixed hoses, such as soaker hoses, are totally banned
Residents in Casino and surrounds who receive a town water supply will be subject to level two water restrictions from Friday 25 January. Level two water restrictions are triggered when th
January 11th, 2019
Level one water restrictions to start Wednesday for Casino and surrounds
DUE to the low rainfall in the catchment areas and falling river levels residents who receive a town water supply will be subject to level one water restrictions from Wednesday 16 January.
Level one water restrictions are triggered when the
January 7th, 2019
Multiple Golden Guitar winner and horseman extraordinaire Tom Curtain will be performing his Katherine Outback Experience show of real horse training and working dog demonstrations followed by a live music performance at the Casino Showgrounds on Friday 11 January. This is a FREE event thanks to the Richmond
November 9th, 2018
Second hay run heads to Collarenebri
ONE hundred and twenty bales of hay will be heading west tomorrow, making their way to drought-stricken farmers in and around Collarenebri.
This is the second drought convoy undertaken by Richmond Valley Council in partnership with local businesses. In August Richmond Valley, Ky
November 9th, 2018
You’re All Invited!
Richmond Valley Council is throwing out the challenge to get pretty in pink for Jodie's Inspiration Pink Tradie Tuesday.
What Pink Tradie Tuesday BBQ Breakfast à see invite attached.
When Tuesday 20 November, 5.30am-7.30am
Who All Richmond Valley Council staff, all tradies and everyone w
November 8th, 2018
CORAKI WINS 2018 HEALTHY TOWN CHALLENGE
The community of Coraki has taken out the title of the year’s healthiest town, Clarence MP Chris Gulaptis has announced.
Mr Gulaptis said he was pleased to announce that Coraki, located in the heart of the Richmond Valley has won the Healthy Town Challenge, an initiative of
November 8th, 2018
FUNDING BOOST FOR KEY COMMUNITY PROJECTS AT WOODBURN AND CORAKI
Richmond Valley Council has welcomed $745,543 in funding from the NSW Government which will go towards the enhancement of sporting facilities at Woodburn’s recreation oval and further upgrades to the popular riverside precinct as well as the revitalisat
October 30th, 2018
FORMER MOTOR REGISTRY BUILDING AT CASINO OFFERED TO COMMUNITY BY NSW GOVERNMENT FOR $1
Approval has been granted by the NSW Government to allow the transfer of the former Roads and Maritime Services building at 148 Barker Street in Casino at a nominal value of one dollar to the local community following representation
October 30th, 2018
SHOT IN THE ARM FOR CLARENCE AND RICHMOND VALLEY PHARMACISTS
South Grafton pharmacist Michael Troy has had his wish granted with the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government agreeing to expand significantly the scope of pharmacist-led vaccinations, according to Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis.
“Michael got in t
October 19th, 2018
Broadwater shared pathway open for business
THERE was a small yet enthusiastic crowd present last week at the ribbon cutting for the new Broadwater shared pathway by Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis and Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow.
The $1 million pathway, funded from the NSW Government’s Active Tr
October 15th, 2018
Richmond Valley businesses shine through
RICHMOND Valley Council has congratulated the local winners of Saturday’s Northern Rivers Regional Business Awards, saying they are a major driver in attracting people to live, work and visit our region.
The Business Awards gala event was held at Elements of Byron and cele
October 15th, 2018
Minister opens new Coraki boat ramp and jetty
IT is now a breeze for Coraki locals and visitors to launch their tinnies and ski boats, thanks to Richmond Valley Council obtaining funds from the NSW Government’s Boating Now Program to install a boat ramp and jetty.
Richmond Valley Council Robert Mustow said Counci
October 12th, 2018
FUNDING BOOST FOR KEY PROJECTS AT EVANS HEAD
RICHMOND Valley Council has welcomed $495,649 in funding from the NSW Government which will go towards the development of Evans Head’s Stan Payne Oval and the enhancement of Main Beach.
Making the announcement today in Evans Head, Member for Clarence Chris Gulaptis sai
October 5th, 2018
Richmond Valley celebrates Small Business Month
SMALL business owners wanting to find out more about the services available to them and connect with other local businesses should register for two workshops being hosted by Richmond Valley Council.
General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said Council was proud to be suppor
October 4th, 2018
MORE INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS AVAILABLE TO CLARENCE AND RICHMOND VALLEY NOT-FOR-PROFITS
Clarence and Richmond Valley groups and clubs wanting to upgrade their assets have one more chance in 2018 to seek funding under the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government’s Infrastructure Grants program, Clarence Nationals MP Chris
September 28th, 2018
DELIVERING POWER BILL RELIEF FOR NORTH COAST HOUSEHOLDS
The NSW Government has announced $15 million in clean energy funding for a new solar program aimed at saving low-income households hundreds of dollars each year on their power bills.
North Coast Nationals MPs Chris Gulaptis, Thomas George, Ben Franklin and Geo
September 13th, 2018
CLARENCE AND RICHMOND VALLEY EVENT ORGANISERS URGED TO APPLY FOR FUNDING TO SHOWCASE LOCAL FESTIVALS
The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government has opened applications to help showcase local events and local Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis is urging event organisers in the Clarence and Richmond valleys to apply.
September 11th, 2018
TWO NEW SHARED PATHWAYS DESTINED FOR CASINO
THE Richmond Valley community is about to get a little bit fitter thanks to the NSW Government's Active Transport Program.
Richmond Valley Council will receive $599,500 to construct a shared pathway along the Bruxner Highway from Foy to Wattle streets (3.5km), Casino, and
August 29th, 2018
RECORD FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR CLARENCE AND RICHMOND VALLEY LIBRARIES
A new record $60 million investment from the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government in public libraries is terrific news for the Clarence and Richmond Valleys, according to Clarence Nationals MP Chris Gulaptis.
“Both Councils had been seeking extr
August 20th, 2018
Mayor Robert Mustow dances for cancer
Richmond Valley's Mayor Robert Mustow will be dancing his way to raise crucial funds for Cancer Council as he features in Stars of Casino - Dance For Cancer. The inaugural gala event brings together nine notable members of the community and combines them with dance instructors in